A Belle Glade man was killed on Oct. 23 after he was struck by a pickup truck while riding his bicycle. The hit-and-run accident occurred just before 8 p.m. at the corner of South Main Street and Southwest Avenue F in Belle Glade. The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office stated that the victim, 67-year-old Aaron Little, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The truck was driving on Southwest Avenue F before entering the intersection where the collision occurred. The incident occurred when the truck was turning right onto South Main Street, striking Little on his bike.
The truck that hit Little and fled the scene was described as a light blue pick-up truck with an extra cab. The driver of the truck was reported to be around 200 pounds, 5-feet and 9-inches tall, bald, and bearded. The truck driver removed himself from his vehicle to check on Little before vacating the scene. Eye-witnesses noted he was wearing a white tank top, jeans, and Timberland boots.